9th Annual Elder Law for the Health Sector Conference

Addressing key legal and ethical challenges to support the best interests and wellbeing of the ageing population

As New Zealand’s elderly population continues to grow, it is vital systems are put in place to cater to these growing numbers and the ethical and legal complexities that surround it. In these difficult situations, there often lies a grey area whereby medical professionals need to weigh up the rights of the patient versus ensuring they receive the proper care they need.

Join industry professionals as they discuss the hottest topics in the industry:

  • Legislation updates and reviews
  • Capacity Assessments of Older Patients
  • HDC Update
  • Navigating court processes
  • Alison Douglass’ report on the PPPR Act
  • Acting in the absence of an EPA
  • A Social Work perspective on Elder Abuse and Neglect
  • Medical Narcissism
New to this year - TWO full-day workshops! 
  • Performing Capacity Assessments on Older Patients
  • Deciphering the Unfamiliar - Navigating Court Processes

Testimonials from the past delegates:

“A very good, informative 2 day conference…”

“Overall very good with a wider range of topics. Interesting discussions on legal and practical implications.”

“Very stimulating presenters.”

“Good range of topics. Learnt heaps…”

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